As an extension of our pursuit of excellence in urologic patient care, the Department of Urology is committed to continuing research to develop new treatments for urologic conditions and improve the patient experience. As members of an educational institution, our faculty members are enabled to generate research projects based off of their clinical experiences, and develop their interests in respective subspecialties. Our doctors have contributed to many innovative discoveries in the fields of male infertility, renal transplantation, urolithiasis, urologic oncology, and robotic and minimally invasive surgery, and several have been awarded grants to further their work.
This position will support the research goals of the Department of Urology at OHSU.
We are seeking a highly motivated, detail oriented research assistant to aid in the collection, transport, and storage of biological samples and data. This position will support projects directed by urologic oncology providers in the department
Primary duties include:
Obtaining medical records
Subject screening using electronic medical records systems
Obtaining research consent from human subjects
Facilitating the collection of human samples in the outpatient setting and operating room
Basic sample processing
Contacting patients for research data collection
Patient data entry
Abstracting patient data from medical records
Assisting in the maintenance of regulatory documents
Communicating with associates in other departments
Employee will operate under supervision of the Urology research administrator and will work closely with urologic oncology providers and laboratory staff at OHSU and the PVAMC as well as research staff within the OHSU Cancer Early Detection Advanced Research Center (CEDAR).
Work schedule will be 8 am 5 pm with some flexibility and is primarily located in OHSUs Center for Health and Healing with regular travel to the main OHSU Hospital, and the VA hospital on Marquam Hill via Tram and to the Collaborative Life Sciences Building on the South Waterfront.
Bachelor's Degree (4 yr) with major courses in field of research; OR Associate's degree (2 yr) and 3 years of relevant experience
Basic clinical research knowledge
Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
Strong attention to detail and organization and time management skills; self-starter.
Ability to become Phlebotomy certified within first 6 months of employment
Bachelors degree (4 yr) in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or other Science
Minimum 1 year research experience
Previous experience working in clinical environment
Working knowledge of clinical research data management activities
Database maintenance experience, fluency with electronic medical record program
Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a cover letter and resume or CV.
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